Raytheon has won a $65 million worth contract to provide engineering and software support to electronic warfare receivers on board the EA-18G aircraft for the government of Australia and US Navy, the Department of defense announced Wednesday.
“Raytheon Co., Fort Wayne, Indiana, is awarded a $65,407,274 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for systems engineering and software development services in support of the EA-18G Airborne Electronic Attack aircraft ALQ-227 communications countermeasures set in support of the Navy and the government of Australia under the foreign military sales program,” the release said.
The Northrop Grumman AN/ALQ-227 Communication Countermeasures Set/Electronic Attack Unit (CCS/EAU) is an electronic device designed to intercept, process and jam signals, while determining their direction.
The awarded contract also covers “system improvement and demonstration products, such as prototypes, pre-production products, and support equipment enhancements, or simulations and models of weapons systems, including engineering, integration, and testing”.
Work will be performed in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and is expected to be completed in June 2023, the statement added.
The AN/ALQ-227 along with the ALQ-218 is part of the Northrop Grumman Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA) kit developed for EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft. Both systems are located on wing tip pods and gun bay pallets in addition to antennas and receives throughout the EA-18G airframe.
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